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Man shot in stomach in SW Atlanta

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Police say a man was shot in the stomach in southwest Atlanta late Monday.

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Suspect, possible witness sought after hit-and-run

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Police say they're looking for the person who hit a pedestrian in College Park.

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Woman identified in fatal Social Circle shooting

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Police say they have arrested the suspect they believe fatally shot 24-year-old Heather Smith. 

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Morrow Police investigate first homicide in over 11 years

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When officers arrived at the scene, they found an 18-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. 

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Teens arrested during attempted theft at Mountain Motorsports

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A 14-year-old and a 15-year-old was arrested by police while attempting to steal motorcycles from Mountain Motorsports in Conyers.

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Repeat felon receives life sentence for home-invasion

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Fredrick OBrian Hodge, 25, was convicted of armed robbery, false imprisonment, aggravated assault, burglary, hijacking and firearms charges from a 2014 case. 

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Police: UGA student randomly attacked while walking on campus

Source: Cedric Courtes Smith Source: Cedric Courtes Smith
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A student at the University of Georgia is recovering after being attacked by an unknown male while he walked on campus. 

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Woman found inside home with head injury dies at hospital

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Joya Chester, 45, was found at a residence on White City Road August 3. She died on August 11 at Grady Memorial Hospital. 

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Police release surveillance video of armed robbery at local gas station

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Atlanta Police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery that took place at a gas station on Metropolitan Parkway, August 8. 

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Suspect accused of arson after house fire in Atlanta

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A suspect is in custody following a house fire in southwest Atlanta Monday. The fire occurred at the corner of Cascade Avenue SW and Rogers Avenue SW. 

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Suspect arrested after standoff in Clayton Co.

Timothy Randall (Source: Clayton County Police) Timothy Randall (Source: Clayton County Police)
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One person is in custody after a long standoff at the Southside Inn on Old Dixie Highway in Jonesboro. 

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Alabama teens face murder charges in Riverdale man's death

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Two teenagers accused of killing a Georgia man outside an Alabama grocery store have been charged with capital murder. 

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Man says he was robbed at cemetery Video included

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A man told CBS46 he was held at gunpoint at a cemetery.  His alleged attacker surprised him as he used the graveyard as a shortcut home, and now the victim's concerned this could happen to someone else.

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Union County teacher arrested for sex crimes against student

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A Union County physical education teacher is behind bars for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15 year-old student in 2013. 

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Victim stable after shooting in Lithonia

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Police say someone was shot in Lithonia late Monday. The shooting was reported around 8:15 p.m. and occurred in the 1200 block of South Deshon Road.

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Man stable after shooting in DeKalb County

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Police say a man was shot in DeKalb County late Monday. The shooting occurred in the 2600 block of Wesley Chapel Road.

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Police: Man climbs through McDonald's drive-thru, steals cash drawers

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Police say they're looking for a man who allegedly climbed through a McDonald's drive-thru window and stole cash drawers in Alpharetta.

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PE teacher accused of sexual relationship with student

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A physical education teacher was arrested after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.

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Judge declares mistrial in alleged Fulton County gang trial

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On a day when many expected a verdict in the Darius Bottoms murder trial, a Fulton county judge declared a mistrial against three alleged Fulton County alleged gang members charged with his murder.

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Gilmer Co. Sheriff's Office nets largest meth bust in joint operation

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The Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office netted the largest methamphetamine bust in county history in a joint operation on Wednesday, Aug. 9. 

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Man found dead inside vehicle in Clayton County

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Police are investigating a homicide after they found a man dead inside a vehicle late Sunday night. 

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Parents charged in death of 8-month old son

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Sanchez Dyron Ussery Sr. and Latorrica Allen have been charged with felony murder and cruelty to children. 

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Carjacking suspect apprehended by canine unit Video included

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Jason Taratoot, 31, held a victim at gun while at St. James Methodist Church and stole her green Kia Soul. 

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Five Ford trucks stolen in south Hall County

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Four of the trucks were parked at residences and the fifth was parked on the side of the road. 

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Child molester sentenced to life sentence by judge

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Robert Lee Martin, 37, was convicted by a jury June 22 after a four day trial. 

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Clayton County police investigating double shooting on Sinclair Place

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According to the Clayton County Police, two people were shot on Sinclair Place in Morrow.

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Woman wanted in connection with 4 Metro Atlanta-area bank robberies arrested

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A female bank robber wanted in connection to four robberies and two more attempted robberies was arrested in Marietta. 

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Man accused of concealing death of military veteran denied bond

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Brad Clement, the man accused of concealing the death of a military veteran, was denied bond during a court appearance Friday morning after his arrest in DeKalb County on Thursday.

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Two dead following apparent shooting in Riverdale

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Police are trying to figure out what happened after two men, one of which was a juvenile, were found shot to death in Riverdale on Thursday.

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Duo caught on camera using stolen credit cards at Sam's Club

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The Coweta County Sheriff's Office are searching for a man and woman accused of breaking into a vehicle, stealing credit cards and using them to purchase items at an area Sam's Club location.

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Robbery suspects arrested after leading police on chase

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Two men are in custody after leading police on a chase through the streets of Douglas County on Wednesday. 

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Cherokee County man arrested, charged with burglary, felony theft

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Cherokee County Police have arrested a man who they say was a danger to the public.

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Woman accused of setting bed on fire in Gwinnett County

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Officials say a woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly set a bed on fire in her Gwinnett County apartment.

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Victim shot after altercation in DeKalb County

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Police say a victim was shot three times after an altercation in DeKalb County.

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Infant injured in Forsyth Co. standoff has died

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According to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, the child wounded in an incident on Monday has died from her injuries.  

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Man sentenced to 30 years for cocaine trafficking in Georgia

An Indiana man convicted of trafficking cocaine in Georgia has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Former officer found guilty of kicking in ex-fiancee's door

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A former Atlanta police officer was found guilty of kicking in his ex-fiancee's door.

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Fulton Co. Police searching for person of interest in Union City homicide

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The Fulton County Police Dept. has identified a person of interest in the homicide of Soloman Williams. 

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Police: Man arrested after storing child porn on Dropbox

Raymond Smalley (Source: Police) Raymond Smalley (Source: Police)
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Investigators are trying to determine just how many victims may be involved in a child porn case in Marietta.

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Clayton Co. police investigating after man, wife shot in Flat Shoals Park

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The Clayton County Police Dept. is investigating after a woman and her husband were shot in Flat Shoals Park early Wednesday morning. 

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Clayton Co. police investigating fatal shooting at Hampton Downs Apartments

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The Clayton County Police Dept. is investigating a fatal shooting that happened at the Hampton Downs Apartments on Sunday.

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Police release video of men accused of armed robbery in Midtown

Howell Mill Rd. armed robbery suspects. (Source: APD) Howell Mill Rd. armed robbery suspects. (Source: APD)
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According to police, two armed men robbed a family two weeks ago on Howell Mill Road. They say one of the men asked the male victim if he had any pills. 

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Pair accused of multiple boat thefts on Lake Lanier

Donald Ray Ladd and Bruce Michael Vandervoet | Source: Hall County Sheriff's Department Donald Ray Ladd and Bruce Michael Vandervoet | Source: Hall County Sheriff's Department
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According to the Hall County Sheriff's Office seven boats and watercraft have been stolen since the last week of June.

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Search continues for fugitive accused of concealing death of military veteran

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Cobb County police continue their search for Brad Clement, the man accused of concealing the death of military veteran Chase Massner, who disappeared in 2014.

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Moreland Ave. carjacking suspect denied bond

Kentrell Dabney (Source: Fulton Co. Sheriff's Office) Kentrell Dabney (Source: Fulton Co. Sheriff's Office)
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A July carjacking suspect has been arrested and charged after an incident in the 300 block of Moreland Avenue.

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Police find man accused of fatally stabbing woman

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Police say they're looking for a man accused of fatally stabbing a woman in Suwanee Monday.

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Drag racing bust nets 25 arrests in Clayton County

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Twenty-five people were arrested Monday after a drag-racing bust in Clayton County.

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Man shot, killed outside Fulton County home

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Police say a man was shot and killed outside his Fulton County home Monday.

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What are investigators doing to find fugitive accused of concealing body of missing veteran? Video included

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CBS46 is learning more about what investigators could be doing to track down Brad Clement, who is facing charges that he concealed the death of missing Iraq war veteran Chase Massner.

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Car fugitive believed to be driving may be outside mom's house

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A CBS46 crew found a car matching the description police gave us in their search for Brad Clement parked outside of his mom's house. Clement is facing charges that he concealed the death of missing Iraq war veteran Chase Massner. 

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3 at large after police chase in Atlanta

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Police say three people are at large following a chase in midtown Atlanta Monday. 

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Teen arrested for 3 armed burglaries

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Authorities tell CBS46, 19-year-old Joshua Foster led police on a short chase which ended at a home in Decatur. 

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Man steals multiple cars, patrol car, before crashing in Gwinnett County Video included

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Police say a man managed to steal multiple cars, including a patrol car while handcuffed, before he ultimately crashed in Gwinnett County Thursday.

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Police release sketch in attempted robbery of off duty officer

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Investigators have released a sketch of one of the suspects involved in the attempted robbery of an off duty Georgia State University officer. 

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Woman found dead inside town home in Decatur

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Police are investigating after a woman was found dead inside her town home in Decatur. 

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Father sentenced for DUI crash that injured daughter

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Officials say Jerry Lee Scott, 57, pleaded guilty to serious injury by vehicle and three counts of endangering a child while driving under the influence. 

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Former teacher indicted for sexual assault

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Michael Henderson, a former wide receiver at the University of Georgia, faces sexual assault and child molestation charges. 

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Police investigate home invasion in Fairburn

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Fulton County Police are on the scene of a home invasion in Fairburn. 

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Police: Suspect shot after opening fire on occupants of car

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Police say a suspect was shot after he first opened fire on two people inside a car in Atlanta.

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Suspect dead, police officer shot in DeKalb County Video included

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A wild shootout in a metro Atlanta apartment complex left one man dead and a police officer wounded.

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Man driven to police station with gunshot wound in Atlanta

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Atlanta police say a man was driven to one of their precincts Thursday with a gunshot wound.

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Police: Man robbed by female acquaintance, 2 others

Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department via Facebook Source: Athens-Clarke County Police Department via Facebook
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A woman is in custody and two other are being sought by police following a home invasion in Athens, Georgia. 

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Nurse pleads guilty to stealing from patients

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April Dionne Echols, a 39-year-old licensed practical nurse, admitted in court that she had taken bank cards from inpatients at Anderson Mill Rehabilitation Center in Austell. 

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Police: 2 suspects identified in Milton burglaries

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According to authorities, Omisha Sands and another suspect are responsible for the burglaries of four homes that were vacant but furnished, and up for sale. 

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Credit card skimmer used at Gwinnett County movie theater

Tiffany Webb and Ricardo Blalock | Source: Crime Stoppers Atlanta Tiffany Webb and Ricardo Blalock | Source: Crime Stoppers Atlanta
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Gwinnett County Police say Tiffany Webb and Ricardo Blalock conducted an elaborate scam at the Studio Movie Grill. 

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Police officer dragged; Was chase worth the risk? Video included

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A police officer was dragged, and CBS46 is asking investigators if the reason police gave chase in this case was worth the risk.

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2 shot, 1 pinned under vehicle in northwest Atlanta

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Police say two people were shot and one person was pinned under a vehicle in northwest Atlanta Wednesday evening.

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1 captured, 1 at large after burglary outside Atlanta fire station

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Fire Station 10 in Atlanta is the latest target for thieves breaking into cars and stealing guns. Atlanta police said two people scaled a fence to the back parking lot and broke into two firefighter's personal cars, stealing one handgun.

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Man arrested following bank robbery in Austell

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Police say a man was quickly captured and arrested after a bank robbery in Austell. 

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Audio equipment recovered after burglary at Athens club

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Police say an arrest was made and a suspect was identified after a burglary at a club in Athens.

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Georgia State University officer wounded during off-duty shootout

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A Georgia State University police officer is recovering after taking a bullet during a shootout Sunday night while she was off duty.

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Transgender woman fatally shot in Georgia

A transgender who was woman shot just outside Atlanta has died.

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Georgia man faces child porn charges in Alabama, Georgia

A Georgia man accused of sending child pornography to an undercover officer in Alabama has been arrested as part of a joint investigation.

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Neighbor finds man shot to death in street

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Police say someone who lives on Horse Shoe Drive heard gunshots and someone scream. 

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Father arrested after 6-month-old dies from head trauma

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Police say they arrested a dad after his 6-month-old son died due to what authorities referred to as head trauma. 

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Man accused of trying to make fraudulent purchase at Kay Jewelers

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Police say a man was arrested after he tried to make fraudulent purchases at a Kay Jewelers in Canton.

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Thieves rob McDonalds by jumping through drive-thru window

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Crime Stoppers Atlanta has released surveillance photos of two men seen robbing a McDonalds restaurant on Fulton Industrial Boulevard Friday, July 28. 

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Man shot, killed in Forest Park

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Police say they're searching for the person who shot and killed a man in Forest Park.

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1 captured, 1 at large after Gwinnett County shooting

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Police say one person has been captured, while another remains at large after a shooting in Gwinnett County Monday. 

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Duo accused of breaking into 161 vehicles in metro Atlanta Video included

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A duo from Lawrenceville were both arrested after being accused of breaking into 161 vehicles across metro Atlanta, including vehicles outside fire stations.

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2 arrested for stealing packages in Atlanta

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Police say two women were arrested after being accused of stealing mail in Atlanta.

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Two men shot by person on motorcycle

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Fulton County Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred Sunday night. 

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Man charged with murder of missing grandmother Video included

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Gregory Anthony Williams, 37, was charged with murder, kidnapping, theft, and assault. 

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Man accused of shooting woman, Uber driver Video included

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Atlanta Police are still looking for a gunman they say shot a woman and an Uber driver in Northwest Atlanta. They released photos and videos of the man Saturday morning. 

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Prison escapee re-captured after walking off work detail

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Authorities say John Leonardi walked away from a work detail at John Tanner Park around 10 a.m. Saturday morning. 

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Police search for sexual assault suspect in Clayton County

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Police say they're looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting someone at an apartment complex in Clayton County.

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Lamar County authorities undergo decontamination process following standoff

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When deputies arrived at the residence on Aldora Street to serve the warrant, the suspect would not come outside.  

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Police: Man robs title loan store in Marietta

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Police say they're looking for a man who robbed a title loan store in Marietta.

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DeKalb County sheriff pleads guilty after incident in Piedmont Park

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In a stunning twist, DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann entered a guilty plea after months of claiming he was not guilty of exposing himself in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.

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Pair arrested for armed robbery at Kay Jewelers

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Cephos Leyon "Jamal" White, 29, and Sandrika Denise Sears, 31, were arrested without incident in Sandy Springs and Decatur by FBI agents and other Conyers law enforcement agents. 

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Police find 39 marijuana plants on man's property

Jonathan Clark | Source: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office Jonathan Clark | Source: Habersham County Sheriff’s Office
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A Habersham County man was arrested after police found dozens of marijuana plants growing inside and outside his home. 

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Police: Man finds wallet, helps himself to cash

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Police have released photos of a man they say found a patron's wallet and stole the cash found inside it. 

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Altercation leads to shooting in Hall County

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An altercation between two people in Hall County has left one man in critical condition. 

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Man wanted for theft at Marriott Grand Marquis in Atlanta

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Police say they're looking for a man wanted for theft at the Marriott Grand Marquis Hotel in Atlanta.

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21-year-old arrested, accused of setting 2 vehicles on fire

Nicholas Minardi (Source: Gwinnett County Police Department) Nicholas Minardi (Source: Gwinnett County Police Department)
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Officials say a 21-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly set two vehicles on fire at a storage facility in Gwinnett County.

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Illinois murder suspect arrested in Georgia

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Rynalder Williams, 23, was arrested on Redwing Circle in DeKalb County. 

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Jury convicts man of killing two during robbery

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A jury in Fulton County found a man guilty for killing two people during a robbery disguised as an illegal drug sale.

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4 arrested in connection to stolen vehicle in Atlanta

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Police say they arrested four people accused of stealing a vehicle in Atlanta.

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Man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Haralson County

James Stewart (Source: Haralson County Sheriff's Office) James Stewart (Source: Haralson County Sheriff's Office)
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Police say a 29-year-old man has been charged with felony murder after a fatal shooting in Haralson County.

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Man arrested on variety of drug charges in Douglasville

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Police say a man was arrested on a variety of drug charges in Douglasville Tuesday. 

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Woman's phone stolen from purse at bar in Buckhead

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Thieves are stealing iPhones right out of women's purses. It's happening more often at bars in Buckhead, but these same criminals could target you anytime and anywhere.

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Notorious shoplifter Doris Payne arrested again

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Notorious international jewel thief Doris Payne, who has been a suspect in several shoplifting incidents dating back to the 1950s, is in trouble again. 

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Man sentenced 30 years for deadly McDonough robbery

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Quincy Bailey, 21, entered guilty pleas in Henry County Superior Court to charges of voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery in the death of James "KT" Cleveland. 

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18-year-old charged with murder after fatal shooting in Atlanta

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Police say an 18-year-old has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of another 18-year-old in Atlanta Friday. 

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Police: Suspected burglar caught trying to rob another store

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Police say a fugitive wanted for a string of burglaries was actually caught Friday while trying to rob another store.

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Police: Burglary suspects use crow bar to break into businesses

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Officials say the suspects made entry into the businesses June 26 and June 27 by using a crowbar to smash the front doors. 

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Daycare provider to spend 15 years in jail after toddler was injured in care

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Evelyn Bruce-Mighty, 59, a former daycare owner convicted on charges of aggravated battery and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree in January will spend 15 years in jail.

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Paulding County authorities investigate Holly Springs Rd. homicide

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Police in Paulding County are investigating what happened when a man was targeted and shot while riding his motorcycle in Rockmart. 

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Addictive post: Police say men advertised heroin on Facebook

Federal prosecutors say four men who advertised heroin for sale on Facebook have been convicted of conspiracy to deal drugs in Atlanta.

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16-year-old shot, killed at apartment complex

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Fulton County Police are investigating after a teen was shot and killed Monday afternoon. 

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Authorities: Macon teen shoots 7-year-old in the head

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Authorities are searching for a teenager who they say shot a 7-year-old boy in the head in Bibb County.

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Family of father killed in front of daughter gets justice

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Jamal Chandler, 30, and Andreas Perkins, 20, were found guilty of murder, felony murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, and cruelty to children. 

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Police: Woman's ex-husband shoots, kills current boyfriend

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One man is dead and another man is in police custody following a dispute over a woman in Athens. 

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Dead body found behind shopping center in Dalton

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Police have identified the victim as 26-year-old Colin Chavez Shropshire. He was last seen at the Cliffs Apartments Friday night. 

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Police: Man shot in face at 80-year-old birthday party

Starlin Bernard Johnson | Source: Conyers Police Department Starlin Bernard Johnson | Source: Conyers Police Department
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The man accused of shooting another man in the face at a house party in Conyers is now in custody at the Rockdale County Jail without bond. 

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Footprint impression connects defendant to crime

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A Fulton County Superior Court Judge sentenced a man to life in prison plus five years for a 2014 murder and armed robbery. 

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Atlanta man found guilty of murder of college student

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An Atlanta man was sentenced to life in prison plus five year for his role in the death of 23-year-old college student Tekeenen Williams in Fulton County.

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Woman stabbed in chest during altercation

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A woman is currently listed in critical condition after being rushed to the hospital following a stabbing incident in Athens.

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Man kicks victim, steals car during robbery

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Cobb County Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Vicious Sounds Car Audio in Marietta. 

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Wrong-way driver sentenced to 15 years

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Dezmar Gilbert, 41, was sentenced to 15 years with 10 years to serve in prison by a Henry County Superior Court judge. 

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Victim's brother, along with another suspect arrested in connection to death of Roswell teen

Jahmal Samuel and Jordan Williams were arrested in connection to the death of Kobe Williams. Source: Roswell Police Department Jahmal Samuel and Jordan Williams were arrested in connection to the death of Kobe Williams. Source: Roswell Police Department
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Police have arrested two people for the murder of 17-year-old Kobe Williams who was killed February 7.

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Victim says 3 armed men stole electronics, marijuana during home invasion

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According to the victim, three unknown men kicked in his door and stole is XBOX, PS4, $100 worth of marijuana, and his cell phone. One of the men was armed with an AR style rifle. 

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2 in custody after armed robbery Dollar General

Marques Johnson and Thomas Robinson Jr. were arrested for an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Hall County. Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office Marques Johnson and Thomas Robinson Jr. were arrested for an armed robbery at a Dollar General in Hall County. Source: Hall County Sheriff's Office
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Two suspects are now in custody following an armed robbery in Hall County. 

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Man wanted for double murder turns himself into custody

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Police issued a warrant for Deanthony Ealey, 23, in connection to the death of two people in a parking lot of a Walmart in the 7000 block of Highway 85. 

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3 arrested after police witness them breaking into car

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Three people have been arrested in connection to a car break-in on Fountainhead Lane. 

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6 indicted for burglarizing gun stores, trafficking firearms

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Authorities say Devonnaire Coffey, Darryle Butler, Bilal Maxey, Natasha Turner, Asia Keith, and Prather Abrams are responsible for multiple burglaries and attempted burglaries which occurred at stores in McDonough, and Canton, Georgia, Charlotte and Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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Georgia man convicted of murder in go-go dancer's slaying

A Georgia man has been convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a go-go dancer he met at a New Jersey bar.

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Man sentenced to 11 years for armed carjacking

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According to authorities,Dontrail Xavier Roundtree stole a car at gunpoint at a gas station, led police on a high-speed chase, tried to flee after crashing the stolen vehicle, and then fought with police officers trying to take him into custody. 

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Wrong way driver arrested after fatal head on collision on I-85

Joshua Boone | Source: Gwinnett County Police Joshua Boone | Source: Gwinnett County Police
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A suspect is in custody following a collision that left one person dead in Gwinnett County, early Monday morning.

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Man killed outside apartment complex; 2 teens arrested

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Two teenagers are in custody after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot outside an Atlanta-area apartment complex over the weekend.

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Nine-year-old boy finds slain grandmother in living room

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Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding out who killed a 47-year-old grandmother in Atlanta over the New Year's weekend.

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